THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 6, 2012
DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2012
In the morning, the President and the Vice President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.
Later in the morning, the President will host the second White House Science Fair celebrating the student winners of a broad range of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) competitions from across the country. At the fair, the President will view exhibits of student work, ranging from breakthrough research to new inventions, followed by remarks to an audience of students, science educators and business leaders on the importance of STEM education to the country's economic future. The President's viewing of the science fair projects in the State Dining Room will be pooled press. The President's remarks in the East Room will be open press.
In the afternoon, the President and the Vice President will meet for lunch in the Private Dining Room. This lunch is closed press.
Later, the President and the Vice President will meet with Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.
In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CNN
Print: Washington Examiner
9:00AM Pool Call Time
10:00AM THE PRESIDENT and the VICE PRESIDENT receive the Presidential Daily Briefing
10:35AM THE PRESIDENT views science fair projects
State Dining Room
Pooled Press (Final Gather 10:00 AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)
11:25AM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at the White House Science Fair
Open Press (Pre-Set 9:45 AM, Final Gather 10:15 AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)
12:45PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT meet for lunch
Private Dining Room
4:30PM THE PRESIDENT and the VICE PRESIDENT meet with Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta
12:30 PM Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney